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A Reclaimed Life: Never Too Young, Never Too Old
Just a few short years into our marriage – which had included buying our first home, settling into our first … More
When Foster Care Feels Scary.
It is a scary thing to say “yes” to taking in a child you’ve never met and know very little about. When the call comes, and the only thing the voice on the other end knows is the child’s age and gender. Nothing about interests, behaviors, dislikes, personality… no pictures, no stories. Just: “Can you take him?”
It’s the worst blind date scenario.
Foster Care: 10 Things I’ve Learned
There’s a lot I can’t tell you about foster care and the kids who have stayed with us, for privacy’s … More
Foster Care: But What About My Kids?
When we first started considering foster care, my first concern was about our own kids. How they would handle having “outsiders” in our home… how we would handle taking care of that many kids…
Now, having done a couple stints with respite, I don’t know how we would do it without them!
Foster Care: The Invitation, Part 2
If you read my last post, then you may be a little peeved with me for leaving you hanging. Sorry … More